Butternut Squash Plants
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too many small butternut squash

Zone tn38 9ee | Anonymous added on September 8, 2019 | Answered

I grew my butternut squash in planting pots, as you would for tomatoes. My crop doubled in quantity but were much smaller. No matter how much I watered and fed them, they wouldn't grow any bigger.

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GKH_Susan
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Answered on September 9, 2019

I'm wondering if they didn't have enough space. Butternut squash requires a lot of room. Also, too much fertilizer is detrimental. Here are the cultural needs for butternut squash:

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/squash/growing-butternut-squash.htm

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